Locative media Locative media or Location-based media are media of communication functionally bound to a location. The physical implementation of locative media, however, is not bound to the same location to which the content refers. Location-based media (LBM) delivers multimedia and other content directly to the user of a mobile device dependent upon their location. Location information determined by means such as mobile phone tracking and other emerging Real-time locating system technologies like Wi-Fi or RFID can be used to customize media content presented on the device. The term was jointly coined at the 2004 Consumer Electronics Show by Tom Brammar, the then Chief Executive of Node, and Martin Hill, founder of the Product Management function and practices at Symbian, and wireless pioneer. Locative media are digital media applied to real places and thus triggering real social interactions. Description Locative, ubiquitous and pervasive computing Enabling technologies Examples
GCSE Bitesize - Geography Locative Media As Socialising And Spatializing Practice: Learning From Archaeology - Leonardo Electronic Almanac Locative Media As Socialising And Spatializing Practice: Learning From Archaeology by Anne Galloway Department of Sociology and Anthropology 7th Floor, Loeb Building Carleton University 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1S 5B6 anne [@] plsj [dot] org and Matt Ward Design Department Goldsmiths College University of London New Cross, London SE14 6NW United Kingdom m [dot] ward [@] gold [dot] ac [dot] uk Keywords everyday life, context, locative, technology, design, hybridity, mapping, curation Abstract Pervasive computing and locative media are emerging as technologies and processes that promise to reconfigure our understandings and experiences of space and culture. In archaeology - as with locative media - nothing is considered more important than context . "The archaeological experience of ruin, decay and site formation processes reveals something vital about social reality, but something which is usually disavowed. And as Hodder  explains, back to top REFERENCES 1. 2. 3.
Home | AAG Participatory Learning and Action Announcement on the future of the PLA series The Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) series is 25 years old this year. At this important milestone, IIED is taking stock of PLA to look at its legacy and its future direction. Independent review of Participatory Learning and Action In the summer of 2013, we contracted independent consultants Mary Myers and Mary Hobley to evaluate PLA and outline possible options for its future. Latest issues PLA 66: Tools for supporting sustainable natural resource management and livelihoods Edited by Holly Ashley, Nicole Kenton & Angela Milligan We are pleased to announce the publication of PLA 66, which includes general articles submitted by readers on participatory approaches to sustainable natural resource management and livelihoods. PLA 65: Biodiversity and culture: exploring community protocols, rights and consent Guest edited by Krystyna Swiderska with Angela Milligan, Kanchi Kohli, Harry Jonas, Holly Shrumm, Wim Hiemstra, Maria Julia Oliva See also:
Core Fulbright Scholar Program | Awards Catalog | Application Form I anticipate that after my research in [host country], I will be in a strong position to begin writing a monograph that focuses on women’s education and their scholarly networks in medieval Syria, which is the ultimate goal of my research. Such a publication will be of interest not only to scholars of medieval Islam and women’s studies but also to those who are interested in understanding the historical contexts of Muslim educational systems. Further, I expect that this study can contribute to future work in the field of comparative religions as there are a number of intriguing parallels between medieval Muslim female scholars and their Christian counterparts in Western Europe. Finally, this research will enhance my teaching at Lafayette College. I have found that my passion for my scholarship is best communicated to my students through concrete examples from research that I have personally undertaken. Prof. The impact of a Fulbright award for my home institution would be significant.
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Fellowships and Assistantships | The Graduate School For more information, click on any of the fellowships below. Or, to view fellowship by deadline date, click on any of the months to reveal fellowships with deadlines in that month. American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Fellowships support women doctoral candidates completing dissertations or scholars seeking funds for postdoctoral research leave from accredited institutions. Deadline: November 15, 2013, 3:00 pm (PST) Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of scholarly excellence, teaching experience, and active commitment to helping women and girls through service in their communities, professions, or fields of research. For information and applications: please to the AAUW website. American Association of University Women (AAUW) Career Development Grants provide support for women in pursuing additional education. Deadline: December 15, 2013, 3:00 p.m. Deadline: December 1, 2013, 3:00 p.m.